Violinist Vanessa-Mae‘s four-year skiing ban for taking part in rigged qualifying races to reach the Sochi Olympics was overturned Friday by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, which upheld her ineligibility to compete in the 2014 Winter Games. 155 more words
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NEW YORK — Bode Miller, the most decorated U.S. Olympic skier of all time with six medals, discussed the possible resumption of his career and its memorable moments while sitting in a hotel room on the 28th floor of the Viceroy hotel overlooking dreary Midtown Manhattan on Monday afternoon. 2,587 more words
Snowboard big air, an Alpine skiing team event, mixed doubles curling and mass start long-track speed skating were added for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics by the International Olympic Committee on Monday, bringing the Winter Games program to at least 100 medal events for the first time. 504 more words
Austrian Nicole Hosp, a three-time Olympic medalist, retired from Alpine skiing on Monday.
“The fire has gone out,” Hosp said, according to Agence-France Presse. “I am ending my career as healthy and successful as I was when I started.” 186 more words
Julia Mancuso hit her head on a reef, needing 15 staples among her hair, according to a post on the four-time U.S. Olympic Alpine skiing medalist’s Instagram account… 170 more words
While ski fans wait to see if Bode Miller retires, he at least left the door open to return next season by accepting a nomination to the U.S. 169 more words
Two-time Olympic champion Alpine skier and Slovenian singing sensation Tina Maze will sit out next season before deciding if she will return to competition.
“After 16 long and successful seasons, practicing all disciplines, I feel that my body and my mind need a longer rest than usual,” Maze, 32 and a four-time Olympian… 301 more words